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Italian roots, global vision.

Together with Italian businesses since 1965

Founded in 1965, GEA has been the management consulting firm for the longest time supporting the Italian companies and Made in Italy. While embracing its organs and commitment to the Made in Italy ethos, over the years, GEA has also gained recognition among major multinational corporations.

Method, philosophy and approach

Distinctive elements of the GEA approach include the high seniority of the professional group, capable of combining strategic vision with pragmatism, and operating without pre-packaged solutions in close contact with the customer. The strong collaborative spirit of GEA Professionals allows for complete customization of interventions, based on the corporate context, available resources and project objectives, as well as an effective transfer of methodology and know-how.

What they say about us

I have been working with GEA, especially with some of their partners, for many years....

Andrea Guerra - Former CEO LUXOTTICA GROUP S.p.A.

What they say about us

GEA has been collaborating with us continuously since 1965. They have experienced all the phases...

Vittorio Merloni - President - INDESIT COMPANY S.p.A.

What they say about us

Our collaboration, which started several years ago, has given rise to a friendship and mutual...

Paolo Gualandi - President - COSWELL S.p.A.


What they say about us

Thanks to the soundness of the original ideas and values upon which GEA was founded,...

John McArthur - Former Dean - Harvard Business School, 1998


What they say about us

GEA has been collaborating with us since 1996. Over the years they have accompanied our...

Giovanni Rana - President - PASTIFICIO RANA S.p.A. - 2008

What they say about us

Our Group has been working with GEA for over 20 years. With the contribution of...

Alberto Vitaloni - President - UNICHIPS GROUP S.p.A. – 2006


What they say about us

GEA has professionally supported us in a serious process of rethinking the strategy and structure...

Francesco Rosario Averna - Cavaliere del lavoro e Chief Executive Officer AVERNA GROUP S.p.A. – 2010


What they say about us

A long-standing relationship with GEA that has helped us to grow with our entire family...

Marco Bagnoli - Chief Executive Officer - GRUPPO SAMMONTANA S.p.A. – 2011


What they say about us

Together with GEA we have grown our company in Italy and in many international markets....

Angelo Baronchelli - President - AB GROUP, 2015

Area of Expertise

GEA stands out in its ability to tackle the challenges of business management, providing its clients with distinctive skills and solid experiences in various thematic areas, primarily:


  • Strategy and Development
  • Business and Vendor Due Diligence
  • Digital Advisory
  • Family business, Generational transition, and Corporate governance
  • Organization and Human Resources Management
  • Go-to-market & Internationalization Strategies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Administration and Control

Sectors and Industry

In its multi-year activity, GEA has assisted entrepreneurs and managers in various industries, with a particular focus on food, fashion, retail, and durable goods for the home.